61 Iraqi universities in UI Green metrics ranking

  • 7-12-2020, 16:02
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    INA – Baghdad

    Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research – MOHESR announced that 61 Iraqi universities are now included in the UI Green Metrics world ranking.

    "61 Iraqi universities have managed to enter the high ranking of universities (UI Green Metrics) with the new version of 2020," stated the Department of Public Relations and Media of MOHESR that Iraqi News Agency (INA) received.

    The official website for the classifications http://greenmetric.ui.ac.id/overall-rankings-2020/  showed an increase in the Iraqi universities competing in this version, which recorded the entry of 61 Iraqi governmental and private universities in this classification.

    The University of Babylon topped Iraqi universities and at the same time ranked 128th in the world.

    It should be noted that "the world ranking UI Green Metrics adopts criteria for universities’ interest in societal development and environmental sustainability issues, they have commitment to environmentally friendly practices and keenness to raise awareness within their activities on campus and society.